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Farm to School Workshop: Harvesting Helena

Where: Central Elementary, 402 N. Warren Street, Helena, MT 59601

When: Thursday, August 10, 2023, 9am-4pm

Agenda: Click here!

CEUs: Five Continuing Education Units will be offered for educators. 

ECPs: We will be offering six Early Childhood Project (ECP) credits. To receive these ECPs, you will need to attend the entire event and add your information to a list at the event.

Contact: Molly Kirkham | MT Local Foods Specialist | National Center for Appropriate Technology | | (406) 494-8672

Join St. Peter’s Health, National Center for Appropriate Technology, Helena Food Share, Old Salt Co-op, Helena Public Schools, and partners for the second of three Farm to School Workshops on Thursday, August 10, 2023 from 9am to 4pm at Central Elementary in Helena! Harvesting Helena will feature training on incorporating Montana grown and raised foods into your community, community-wide Harvest of the Month implementation, and how anyone can contribute to these initiatives. There will be tours to Old Salt Co-op’s new processing facility, both school and Helena Community Gardens, and Helena Food Share’s pantry and mobile kitchen.

Anyone interested in increasing opportunities for nutritious, Montana-grown food in the Helena community and beyond should attend this event. Along with trainings and tours, there will be time for networking, taste testing local foods, and action planning. Lunch will be provided by Old Salt Outpost.

Project hosts and partners

This project has been funded at least in part with Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.